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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architectural Design and Construction Technology, AS

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The Associate in Science (AS) in Architectural Design and Construction Technology program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture and Construction field. The content includes, but is not limited to communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, assisting architects and architectural engineers in planning and designing structures, using construction materials, and dealing with contracts and specifications.

Program Structure

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 66 credit hours in the following areas: 18 credit hours of General Education Requirements, 19 credit hours of Architectural Design and Construction Technology Foundation Core Requirements, 28 credit hours of Advanced Core Requirements, and 1 Elective credit.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below to check for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course Students must complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.


Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major after which, students must complete an application for graduation through the Office of the Registrar and enroll in the GRD 2000 course the semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must apply for graduation by the published deadline to be assured of final clearance for graduation, timely receipt of their diploma, and participation in the commencement ceremony.

General Education Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

Architectural Design and Construction Technology, AS Degree Core Requirements: 47 Credit Hours

Architectural Design and Construction Technology, AS Degree Elective Requirements: 1 Credit Hour

Electives may be taken from the following 1000 and 2000 level courses:


For students who are transferring to a state university, it is recommended that the following elective be selected: MAC 2233  or STA 2023 .

Total Degree Requirements: 66 Credit Hours

Information is available online at: www.fsw.edu/academics or on the School of Business and Technology Home Page at: www.fsw.edu/sobt.

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